Inmarsats European short-haul wi-fi spacecraft launches

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Inmarsats European short-haul wi-fi spacecraft launches Inmarsats : A new Europe-wide wi-fi service for aeroplanes came a step closer on Wednesday night with the launch of a key satellite from French Guiana. Airline passengers will soon be able to connect to the internet either through this spacecraft or a complementary system of cell towers on the ground. The company behind the so-called European Aviation Network is Inmarsat, the UK’s biggest satellite operator. It is building the system in tandem with Deutsche Telekom of Germany. The pair hope to start services at the…

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket takes off again in first successful launch of recycled orbital-class booster

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket takes off again in first successful launch of recycled orbital-class booster

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket takes off again in first successful launch of recycled orbital-class booster SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket takes off again in first successful launch of recycled orbital-class booster A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight nearly a year ago has blasted off again from Florida in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, which also then managed to return to land on a floating platform at sea. The unprecedented twin achievements of launching a reusable rocket and recovering the vehicle for…

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SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA’s Historic Moon Pad

SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA's Historic Moon Pad

SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA’s Historic Moon Pad The SpaceX Falcon rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station. (Craig Bailey/Florida Today via AP) (AP) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. It was the first flight from NASA’s legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle…

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Mail on Sunday launches the first salvo in the latest war against climate scientists

Mail on Sunday launches the first salvo in the latest war against climate scientists

Mail on Sunday launches the first salvo in the latest war against climate scientists David Rose penned an attack described by expert as “so wrong it’s hard to know where to start” This NOAA/NASA image released January 23, 2017, shows the release of the first image from NOAAs newest satellite, GOES-16, in the latest step in a new age of weather satellites. Photograph: HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images Sunday 5 February 2017 16.54 GMTLast modified on Sunday 5 February 2017 16.56 GMT launches : In this new political era, climate scientists and their science are…

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Harvard Launches Free Online Course to Promote Religious Literacy

Harvard Launches Free Online Course to Promote Religious Literacy

Harvard Launches Free Online Course to Promote Religious Literacy Through a new course on world religions, Harvard will soon be exploring scriptural interpretations of six different traditions. Pakistan Today Content provided by Asianet-Pakistan Republish Reprint One of the schools of the Harvard University has launched a free online course hoping to “increase religious understanding, open up crucial dialogues and perhaps ‘change the world’”. Senior lecturer and Director of ‘The Literacy project’ at Harvard Divinity School Diane Moore has modest goals for her upcoming online course titled, “World Religions through Their…

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